1. Location

The Office of the National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) is located at 16 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra City, ACT 2600 (on the corner of Gordon Street).

Events and meetings are held in the meeting rooms on level one and/or level 5, or at alternate nearby locations if required.

NHMRC Reception is located on Level 1 and operates from 08:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday.



The building has ‘destination lifts”. You need to select the floor from the access points outside the lift before getting into the lift.

All floors except Level 1 require an electronic pass for access.

Access pass

On arrival you will be provided with a security pass for access to the Level 1 meeting rooms and/or the Level 5 meeting rooms.

NHMRC security policy requires that you have the pass visible at all times while on the premises and worn either around the neck or fastened to the waist. The security pass must be returned at the cessation of your meeting.


During the event, luggage can be stored in the Business Centre which is located on level one next to NHMRC meeting rooms.

Smoke-free workplace

The NHMRC is a smoke-free workplace and should you choose to smoke, we ask that you do so 15 metres or more away from the building.